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Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

ESL renews Mastercard NLC partnership

Tournament organiser ESL Gaming has announced the renewal of its partnership with financial company Mastercard for the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC).  As a part of the agreement, Mastercard will remain as the official...
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PGL to host 2021 CS:GO Major in Stockholm

Esports tournament organiser PGL has announced it will host the first Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major following a two-year break. According to the press release, the event will also be the first CS:GO Major to be...

Ultimate Gamer announces multi-genre global tournament

Esports community and tournament platform Ultimate Gamer has announced the launch of the Ultimate Gamer Worldwide Open, a global competition featuring multiple titles across various genres.  The tournament, set to commence on March...
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Samsung partners with Twitch Rivals to promote mobile capabilities

Global electronics manufacturer Samsung has partnered with Twitch for its ongoing Twitch Rivals North America event. As part of the deal, Samsung's Galaxy device will be the exclusive mobile device partner of the...

Nicecactus: Connecting with an audience of digital natives

As a platform dedicated to gamers, Nicecactus writes for Esports Insider to provide an insight into how this audience should be approached by brands.  RELATED: Nicecactus: Ad and sponsorship strategy needs to be overhauled The...
Worlds 2021 Host City

Riot Games unveils 2021 LoL Worlds host city, discusses Wild Rift esports

Riot Games has unveiled that Shenzen, China will be the host city for League of Legends' 2021 World Championship Finals. RELATED: Riot Games reveals key LCK 2021 format changes The coronavirus pandemic put a halt to...

MSI launches collegiate initiative with Uconnect Esports

Technology corporation MSI has partnered with esports sponsorship marketplace Uconnect Esports to launch a collegiate esports programme for 2021.  The MSI Student programme will support collegiate esports events, organisations, and on-campus esports...
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Trovo and Allied Esports team up for mobile tournaments

Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), has partnered with live-streaming platform Trovo to launch a new series of tournaments, the Trovo...
Oceanic Pro League

Competitive Oceanic League of Legends returns with ESL and Guinevere Capital

ESL Gaming has partnered with Guinevere Capital to reintroduce a top-tier Oceanic League of Legends league in 2021. RELATED: Riot Games dissolves Oceanic Pro League Earlier this year, LoL publisher Riot Games pulled the...
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Nicecactus: Ad and sponsorship strategy needs to be overhauled

The aptly named Nicecactus is nestled in the Sophia Antipolis valley near Nice, France — a tech cluster similar to Silicon Valley in San Francisco — along with companies like Huawei,...